About this school:


Perth, WA, Australia

As the largest publicly funded provider of vocational education and training in the State, delivering training to more than 30,000 students annually across 300 qualifications in a range of study areas, Swan TAFE is a leader in the provision of quality training that is flexible, accessible and responsive to client needs.

A focus on trades delivery together with a diverse range of other VET qualifications means that the college has a key role in contributing to the productivity of WA’s workplaces, addressing skill shortages, providing opportunities for young people, and promoting access to lifelong learning.

The college has in excess of 1100 permanent full-time and part-time/casual staff across five major campuses (Balga, Midland, Carlisle, Bentley and Thornlie) and four smaller specialist centres (Armadale, Armadale Equine Centre, Wattle Grove and Jandakot). These are located across a large area of the Perth metropolitan region.

As a result of the wide geographical spread, Swan TAFE services a diverse range of learners located across our communities. Added to this, as the largest trade trainer in the State, Swan responds to the training needs of a diverse range of industry groups and niche markets across Western Australia.

Training to fit the times
Swan TAFE can provide the building blocks to any career. In a world where people are no longer afraid to change their careers, this College is often the link between doing something because you have to and doing something because you want to.

To supply a student simply with knowledge is no longer enough. At Swan TAFE students receive practical knowledge and skills that enable them to deal with the ever changing technologies and pressures of the workplace better.

Swan TAFE and its people are passionate about their role in the TAFEWA system. As Western Australia’s largest training College, Swan TAFE has a significant impact on the economic, social and professional well being of West Australians.

Training to fit your needs
Swan TAFE provides comprehensive Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma training in over 70 program areas. The College delivers quality, nationally recognised training in areas including:

Aboriginal Programs Hospitality
Accounting & Financial Services Human Resources
Aeronautics & Aeroskills Instrumentation & Control
Aviation Flight & Ground Operations Laboratory Skills & Science
Animal Care Management
Art & Design Marketing
Automotive (Small Engine & Auto Electrical) Meat Processing
Baking Mechanical Engineering
Bricklaying & Stonemasonry Metal Fabrication
Building & Construction Mining
Business & Business Administration Painting and Decorating
Cabling Panel Beating (Automotive Body)
Carpentry and Joinery Plant & Heavy Vehicle
Children’s Services Plastering
Civil Engineering Plumbing & Gasfitting
Cleaning Operations Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
Commercial Cookery Roof Plumbing
Community Services Security Systems
Computer Systems Engineering Sheetmetal
Computing (Information Technology) Sign Crafts
Drafting - Engineering Soft Furnishings
Electrical Spray Painting (Automotive Body)
Electronic Engineering Teacher Assistance
Electronic Publishing Tiling
Entry and Bridging Programs Tourism
Environmental Science Vehicle Body Building
Equine Management Vehicle Trimming
Fashion and Textiles Veterinary Nursing
Fitness & Health Wall & Ceiling Fixing
Fitting & Machining Warehousing
Floor Coverings Wine Tourism
Furniture & Cabinet Making Women’s Programs
Hairdressing Work Health, Safety & Training

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Tel.: 9267 7500

PO Box 1336
Midland WA 6936



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